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Of 20 abducted Indian crew members, one dies, 19 released

ABUJA, Nigeria - The Indian Mission in Nigeria on Sunday said that 20 seafarers who were kidnapped by pirates last ...

Dublin-born Conor McGregor wins in Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Ireland's Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Conor McGregor made a winning comeback in the Ultimate Fighting ...

Prince Harry and Meghan to cut formal ties with Palace

LONDON, UK - While Prince Harry will continue to be Prince Harry, and he and his wife will remain the ...

Australian fires devastate wildlife, many threateneded species

More than one billion mammals, birds, and reptiles across eastern Australia are estimated to have been affected by the current ...

Foreign minister in North Korea removed from office

PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho has reportedly been replaced. The NK News portal broke ...

Decriminalisation of blasphemy in Ireland comes in to effect

DUBLIN, Ireland - The commencement of the Blasphemy (Abolition of Offences and Related Matters) Act 2019 in Ireland has taken ...

Ken Starr who spent years targeting Clinton, joins Trump defense team

WASHINGTON, DC - High profile lawyers Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr have been brought in to work with the legal ...

Children bearing the brunt of Libya's long-standing civil war

BERLIN, Germany - Warring factions engaged in the Libyan conflict and UN-Secretary General Antonio Guterres will take part in a ...

Jailed U.S. citizen who demonstrated against Egyptian coup is dead

CAIRO, Egypt - The death this week of Mustafa Kassem, an Egyptian-American imprisoned in Egypt after an unfair trial, underscores ...

How dealer and player swindled Maryland casino

BALTIMORE, Maryland - After just a few hours of playing baccarat at a Maryland casino in September 2017, Chenguang Ni ...

Lower expenses and low debt highlights of New Zealand financial report

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - The New Zealand government's books are in good shape with the accounts in surplus and expenses ...

U.S. government report concludes White House violated law

WASHINGTON, DC - On the eve of U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial a damning new government watchdog report has ...

Way paved for Donald Trump impeachment trial to begin

WASHINGTON, DC - The Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump began Thursday with preliminary proceedings, including House lawmakers who ...

Weinstein defense team renews push for new trial venue

NEW YORK, New York - American film producer Harvey Weinstein's defence team has asked for a change in the venue ...

India colts off to winning start, defeat Sri Lanka in U19 CWC

Bloemfontein [South Africa], Jan 19 (ANI): India's colts got off to a winning start in the U-19 Cricket World Cup ...

PV Sindhu to take on Gayatri in PBL kick-off clash

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Jan 19 (ANI): World Champion PV Sindhu will take on rising star Gayatri Gopichand in the ...

Democracy failure prompts right-wing populism: Turkish author

By Nivedita GiriAnkara [Turkey], Jan 19 (ANI): Ece Temelkuran, a prominent Turkish journalist and author, says that right-wing populism is ...

US envoy Alice Wells to arrive in Pakistan on 4-day visit

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan 19 (ANI): United States Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Alice Wells ...

The ominous metaphors of China's Uighur concentration camps

The recent leak of Chinese Communist Party documents to the New York Times offers a chilling glimpse into the 21st ...

Hoping Mahmudullah leads us in T20 World Cup: Coach Russell Domingo

London [UK], Jan 19 (ANI): Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo has expressed a desire to see Mahmudullah leading the side in ...

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Apple ensures iPhone owners can switch off location tracking

SAN JOSE, California - Apple has added a new toggle that addresses privacy concerns around the location tracking feature on ...

UAE to house massive solar park costing $13.6 billion

DUBAI, UAE - The 800MW third phase of Dubai's solar park will be operational in April, the Dubai Electricity and ...

Half-a-billion dollars awarded in U.S. Defense contracts

WASHINGTON, DC - The Pentagon on Thursday awarded more than half-a-billion dollars in defense contracts.With around 0.53 cents in every ...

Exuberance on U.S. stock markets, dollar also rallies

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied to new record highs on Friday.The U.S. dollar too was in huge ...

New York to spend $6.8 billion over 5 years to combat climate change

ALBANY, New York - New York state is to spend an additional $2 billion on energy efficiency and building electrification ...

China economy slows to 3-decade low, stocks finish flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets in Asia finished in the black on Friday, despite the release of economic data in ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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